FDA gives green light to RP-VITA hospital robot
NASA's IRIS spacecraft is fully integrated
NASA's next Small Explorer (SMEX) mission to study the little-understood lower levels of the sun's atmosphere has been fully integrated and final testing is underway.
Samsung unveils gesture-control TVs at gadget show
New TVs from Samsung will recognize an expanded range of gestures so people can swipe through on-screen menus in a way that revolutionizes the old remote control.
Ubuntu for smartphones to stir up CES
Microsoft's Visual Studio will gain some Expression
Wearable computers to monitor health
(Phys.org)—Dr. Roozbeh Jafari, assistant professor of electrical engineering at UT Dallas, is developing wearable wireless computers that are about the size of a button. At that size, the system can be ...
Mobile browsers fail researchers' safety test
(Phys.org)—How unsafe are mobile browsers? Unsafe enough that even cyber-security experts are unable to detect when their smartphone browsers have landed on potentially dangerous websites, according to ...
Drag-and-Drop DNA: Novel technique aiding development of new cancer drugs
(Phys.org)—Using a simple "drag-and-drop" computer interface and DNA self-assembly techniques, researchers have developed a new approach for drug development that could drastically reduce the time required ...
Visualizing the structures of molecules
Hitoshi Goto and colleagues have developed high performance molecular simulation tools to study the 3D arrangement of molecules, enabling better design of medicinal and agricultural drugs which are more effective ...
Communication channel between cells and machines paves way toward bio-hybrid robots
Researchers identify ways to exploit 'cloud browsers' for large-scale, anonymous computing
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Oregon have found a way to exploit cloud-based Web browsers, using them to perform large-scale computing tasks anonymously. The finding has potential ...
Ultra low-power consumption 16K bit FRAM: Extending battery lifetime, minimizing PCB space for portable equipments
Fujitsu Semiconductor today announced the addition of new small package to the MB85RC16, the 16kbit ultra low-power Ferroelectric Random Access Memory (FRAM) device with an I2C interface.
The next interface: Electrical fields, MGC3130, and your hand (w/ Video)
Lmod: The 'secret sauce' behind module management at TACC
Modules "set the table" for users of high performance computing system by loading the packages each user needs. Lmod, developed at TACC, protects users so they can't load mismatched compilers, libraries, ...